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confusion

con·fu·sion

confusion

 
 
pronunciation:
kn fyu zhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of confusing or state of being confused.
 
synonyms:
befuddlement, bewilderment, obfuscation
antonyms:
certainty, clarification
similar words:
bafflement, bother, fluster, fog, fuddle, jumble, mess, muddle, perplexity, stupefaction, stupor
definition 2: lack of order; chaos.
synonyms:
anarchy, chaos, disorder
antonyms:
order
similar words:
bedlam, brouhaha, disarray, hubbub, hugger-mugger, melee, moil, muddle, pandemonium, tumult, turmoil, uproar, upset
definition 3: a sense of imbalance, lack of clarity, or bewilderment.
He stumbled around in confusion.
synonyms:
bewilderment, daze, disorientation, stupefaction
similar words:
bafflement, fluster, fog, haze, imbalance
definition 4: a sense of embarrassment.
Her sexy expression put him into confusion.
synonyms:
embarrassment
antonyms:
ease
similar words:
chagrin, discomfiture, humiliation, mortification
Word Parts
The word confusion contains the following part:
fus Latin root that means to pour